Find the best place to stay — Essex

Where to stay around Essex?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 297 vacation rentals near Essex. From 98 cottages to 81 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Essex for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Essex?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Essex. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Colchester: 189 vacation rentals
  • Chelmsford: 98 vacation rentals
  • Southend-on-Sea: 76 vacation rentals
  • Brentwood: 171 vacation rentals
  • Stansted Airport (STN): 147 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Essex! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Essex?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Essex:

  • Colchester: 189 rentals
  • Chelmsford: 98 rentals
  • Southend-on-Sea: 76 rentals
  • Brentwood: 171 rentals
  • Clacton-on-Sea: 97 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Essex?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Essex are:

  • Stansted Airport (STN): 147 vacation rentals
  • Duxford Aerodrome Airport (QFO): 231 vacation rentals
  • Colchester (CLB-Colchester Bus Station): 339 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.